Shark attacks California Instagram model in Bahamas

When asked to describe the entire ordeal, 19-year-old Katarina Zarutskie had one word in mind. "They are wild animals, and it's an uncontrollable situation", she said. She was swimming on Stanley Key Island, known for it's crystal clear water and... More..

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Russia Sends Cargo to Space Station With Record Speed

The ship, called Progress, took off from its launch site in Kazakhstan at just before 10 p.m. GMT and arrived at the space station just a few hours later. In February, a Progress MS-07 launch was cancelled at...More..

Researchers discover new dinosaur species, oldest giant ever uncovered
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Researchers discover new dinosaur species, oldest giant ever uncovered

The partial fossil, found buried within the southern outcrops of the Quebrada del Barro Formation in northwestern Argentina, consists of several neck vertebrae, a shoulder bone, and several bones from its legs ...More..

Israeli company plans lunar landing next year
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Israeli company plans lunar landing next year

The private initiative is expected to cost some $95 million, largely supported by Israeli billionaire Morris Kahn. SpaceIL launched in 2011 when engineers Yariv Bash, Kfir Damari and Yonatan Winetraub partner...More..

Tropical Storm Chris tracking towards Atlantic Canada
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris tracking towards Atlantic Canada

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper warned beachgoers on Monday to beware of unsafe rip currents after an unidentified man in his mid-60s drowned just north of Nags Head when he was caught in a rough surf current ca...More..

Russia Is Launching Its Fastest Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Russia Is Launching Its Fastest Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today

The unmanned spacecraft loaded with almost three tons of supplies docked at the station in automatic mode less than four hours after the launch . That would be the fastest trip yet for a mission to the space ...More..

Starbucks To Stop Offering Straws At All Locations By 2020
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Starbucks To Stop Offering Straws At All Locations By 2020

While Starbucks does post some big numbers in terms of drinks sales and straw usage, switching from single-use straws to recyclable (depending on the market) polypropylene lids is a tiny drop in a vast ocean ...More..

Things To Know About The New EPA Chief
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Things To Know About The New EPA Chief

At the start of 2017, small manufacturers were limited to the number of gliders they built in their biggest production year between 2010 and 2014. The glider truck concept began so the engines of relatively n...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Starbucks to ditch plastic straws globally by 2020

Starbucks The strawless lids will be implemented in Seattle and Vancouver beginning this fall. The brewer is phasing out plastic, one-time-use straws, because of material waste and danger to aquatic sea li...More..

Democrats seize on Adam Putnam's past praise of Scott Pruitt
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Democrats seize on Adam Putnam's past praise of Scott Pruitt

In his resignation letter, obtained by The Associated Press, Pruitt is expressing no regrets. He says the "unrelenting attacks on me personally, my family, are unprecedented and have taken a sizable toll on all...More..

Tropical Storm Chris to avoid New England
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris to avoid New England

Tropical Storm Chris is expected to strengthen and remain off the Carolinas' coast Sunday as Beryl weakened to remnants of a storm, according to the National Hurricane Center. After pushing across Dominica a...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Environment Canada issues statement for the Maritimes about Tropical Storm Chris

Chris has the potential to strengthen into a hurricane because of warm sea surface temperatures and favourable winds. As of Sunday evening, Chris was about 180 miles south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Ca...More..

by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Lions kill suspected rhino poachers in South Africa

More than 1,000 rhinos were poached in 2017, according to figures from the environment ministry. "But the lions are our watchers and guardians and they picked the wrong pride and became a meal". Investigators...More..

Tropical Storm Chris set to become hurricane Monday, Beryl threatens Puerto Rico
by | Monday, July 09, 2018

Tropical Storm Chris set to become hurricane Monday, Beryl threatens Puerto Rico

The tropical storm watch for Barbados has been discontinued as Beryl "no longer poses a direct threat". It however warned that "pockets of moderate to heavy showers and occasional gusty winds are still po...More..

Study shows ancient ancestors climbed trees, also walked on two legs
by | Sunday, July 08, 2018

Study shows ancient ancestors climbed trees, also walked on two legs

Astonishingly, it is part of an nearly complete skeleton of a young female Australopithecus afarensis living 3.32 million years ago in the Dikika region of Ethiopia. Even with those abilities, she would have ...More..

Massive Star System Eta Carinae is Shooting Cosmic Rays Towards Earth
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Massive Star System Eta Carinae is Shooting Cosmic Rays Towards Earth

Also, NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space telescope had been previously detecting gamma rays that contained X-rays with greater energy compared to other similarly detected gamma rays. The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telesco...More..

Tropical depression forms over central Atlantic
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Tropical depression forms over central Atlantic

The storm had sustained winds of 80 mph, and hurricane-force winds extend 10 miles from the center and tropical storm-force winds 35 miles from the center . A more visually-impressive area of low pressure ha...More..

Hurricane Beryl takes aim at eastern Caribbean; will likely miss Puerto Rico
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Hurricane Beryl takes aim at eastern Caribbean; will likely miss Puerto Rico

Beryl is moving toward the west near 15 miles per hour (24 km/h). Beryl is moving towards the west-northwest near 14 miles per hour or 22 km/h. a west-northwestward motion with some increase in forward speed ...More..

Uranus' Tilt Caused By 'Cataclysmic' Collision From 4 Billion Years Ago
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

Uranus' Tilt Caused By 'Cataclysmic' Collision From 4 Billion Years Ago

Uranus, the planet with the unforgettable name , is unique in a number of ways. And this isn't the only thing that makes the planet so odd. Uranus also has a "very, very unusual " magnetic field and is ex...More..

NASA Releases Beautiful Image of 'Celestial Fireworks' for Independence Day
by | Saturday, July 07, 2018

NASA Releases Beautiful Image of 'Celestial Fireworks' for Independence Day

NASA found an out-of-this-world way to celebrate America's birthday: with a very patriotic-looking collection of stars. The attention of the amazed public will be presented to the birth and evolution of star...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

'Blood moon' to grace Nigerian skies on July 27

Other than India , countries of South America, Africa, Middle East and Central Asia can also see the blood moon. While its peak will be at 16:21 EDT (03:21 Western Indonesian Time). The umbra is the darkest pa...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Yet another test for general relativity; yet another "A" for Einstein

An worldwide team of astronomers tested the equivalence principle under extreme conditions: a system composed of two superdense stellar corpses known as white dwarfs and an even denser neutron star . This ...More..

South Korean basketball players arrive for games in North
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

South Korean basketball players arrive for games in North

The U.S. statement said that Sung Kim had led a delegation that met with North Korean counterparts in the village of Panmunjom on Sunday, where they discussed the next steps toward implementing the joint decl...More..

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resigns
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resigns

His deputy Andrew Wheeler will take over as acting head of the agency, Mr Trump said. President Donald Trump shakes hands with EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after announcing his decision for the United...More..

by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Post-Brexit fishing plans welcomed locally

Fishing is a hugely important industry for Scotland, which is home to nearly half of the UK's fishers - an estimated 4,823 people. It outlines how powers to be proposed in the Fisheries Bill, which will be in...More..

Death toll from Canada heat wave rises to 33
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Death toll from Canada heat wave rises to 33

She added that the majority of the victims in the city were men aged between 53 and 85 living in vulnerable conditions and without access to air conditioning. The heat wave is expected to end by Thursday evenin...More..

Thunderstorm watch in effect, heat warning continues for Toronto & parts of GTA
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

Thunderstorm watch in effect, heat warning continues for Toronto & parts of GTA

The agency released a weather statement saying the thunderstorm will be slow moving, which means residents may see between 25 and 50 milometers of rain. The temperature should approach the all-time record for t...More..

After Months of Scandals, Scott Pruitt Resigns EPA Post
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

After Months of Scandals, Scott Pruitt Resigns EPA Post

Thus far, however, President Trump has remained publicly supportive of Pruitt. "So many projects are under construction right now that would never, ever in a million years have gotten built". The Washington ...More..

United States border patrol boat strayed into Canadian waters chasing migrants: fishermen
by | Friday, July 06, 2018

United States border patrol boat strayed into Canadian waters chasing migrants: fishermen

The boats were fishing in the disputed waters around Machias Seal Island, which is off the eastern coast of Maine. There is a tiny island located on the coast of the Canadian province New Brunswick and Amer...More..

Wyoming's Barrasso Wants Changes to Endangered Species Act
by | Thursday, July 05, 2018

Wyoming's Barrasso Wants Changes to Endangered Species Act

Jamie Rappaport Clark , president and CEO of Defenders of Wildlife, blasted the proposal , calling the draft "partisan" and a "reckless power grab created to wrest away authority from scientists and wildlife e...More..